Manners, Culture

Why Do Japanese Women Cover Their Mouths While Laughing?

Sep 11, 2018

When you’re talking to Japanese women, many of you may have noticed that many usually laugh with... Read More...

Transportation, Manners

Why Do Japanese Women Do Their Makeup on the Train?

Sep 8, 2018

Japan is a country where trains are the main daily transportation for many people. If you live i... Read More...

Culture

8 Famous Urban Legends in Japan That Will Give You Goosebumps

Sep 6, 2018

When you think of Japan, what comes to mind? It's beautiful sakura? Shibuya, Harajuku, and Tokyo? Th... Read More...

Manners, Culture

5 Things You Need to Know about Omiyage Gift-Giving Culture in Japan

Aug 31, 2018

Has your Japanese coworker returned from a business trip armed with neatly wrapped boxes of snacks f... Read More...

Arts, Culture

TENUGUI: The unique and multi-purpose Japanese handkerchief

Aug 24, 2018

When travelling in Japan, have you every come by the shelves of colorful, eye-catching Japanese hand... Read More...

Student Life, Study Abroad, Language

5 of the Most Effective and Useful Dictionary Apps!

Aug 25, 2018

When learning Japanese to study or travel to the Sakura country, it's useful to have some basic Japa... Read More...

Summer, Festivals, Seasons, Travel

Enjoy a Lively Summer with 4 Festivals in August

Aug 23, 2018

Japan is the country that has many different cultures existing at the same time including both old a... Read More...

Entertainment, Culture

Starbucks Japan – Worldwide Brand but Japanese Style

Aug 20, 2018

Starbucks - a worldwide coffee brand, was first founded in Seattle, USA in 1971. When it came to 201... Read More...

Historical Events, Travel

1 Day Trip To Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture

Aug 16, 2018

Kawagoe is a small city in Saitama Prefecture, located in the suburbs of Tokyo. Its population is 35... Read More...

Language

How I Mastered Japanese! 5 Tips for Learning Japanese!

Aug 14, 2018

Let’s get this out of the way: if you are new to Japan, and if you don’t already speak a second lang... Read More...

Relationships, Culture

8 Gestures to Know Based on Japanese Traditional Cultures

Aug 13, 2018

    First of all, people communicate with each other not only using language but... Read More...

Money, Insurance, Health

Haven’t Paid Your National Health Insurance? The First 3 Things to Know!

Aug 9, 2018

Do you have a national health insurance card in Japan? Even if you are covered by your company so... Read More...

Culture

Hiroshima – More than just history

Aug 8, 2018

On August 6th, 1945 at 8:15 am, Japan changed forever, as did the world.     ... Read More...

Transportation, Travel, Traffic

5 Haunted Places in Japan You Must Not Visit

Aug 6, 2018

There are many haunted places all over Japan. More than a few people even visit these kinds of p... Read More...

Summer, Travel, Culture

Great Onsens To Visit During Summer

Aug 4, 2018

Have you ever been to an onsen (hot spring)? An onsen is a large bath shared by many people, a... Read More...

Transportation, Culture

Why There Are So Many Molesters In Japan and How to Stay Safe

Aug 3, 2018

Do you think Japan is one of the safest countries in the world? That’s true to some extent. An o... Read More...

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